Book Of Embraces

Paperback | June 2, 1992

byEduardo Galeano

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"The factual skeleton of the author''s life is given flesh and blood in his strangely beautiful book, in which poetry, fiction, autobiography, history, fantasy and political commentary mingle and reinforce each other in unexpected ways".--The New York Times Book Review. Drawings.

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"The factual skeleton of the author's life is given flesh and blood in his strangely beautiful book, in which poetry, fiction, autobiography, history, fantasy and political commentary mingle and reinforce each other in unexpected ways".--The New York Times Book Review. Drawings

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"The factual skeleton of the author's life is given flesh and blood in his strangely beautiful book, in which poetry, fiction, autobiography, history, fantasy and political commentary mingle and reinforce each other in unexpected ways".--The New York Times Book Review. Drawings.

Cedric Belfrage was an author, journalist, translator, and co-founder of the radical weekly newspaper the National Guardian. English by birth, he was deported by the U.S. government back to England in 1955, and later became the translator for the Uruguayan author Eduardo Galeano.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 8.3 × 5.5 × 0.7 inPublished:June 2, 1992Publisher:WW Norton

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ISBN - 10:0393308553

ISBN - 13:9780393308556

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Book of Embraces This is a difficult book to categorize. It is fiction, autobiography, short story, poetry, history, fantasy and political commentary. It moved me to laughter, tears, wonder, anger, and joy. It is a book which is best digested in small doses, easily done as it is a series of vignettes, all less than two pages long. I have read the book multiple times, and always found some gem I had missed before. This has become my favorite book to give as a gift.
Date published: 2000-01-26